Wisdom tooth is defined as the molar that forms in the late stages of life between the ages of (18-25) years, and is not related to any idea of adulthood or reason as it is believed, and it does not appear and is not formed permanently in some people, and there is no benefit in its presence ; Because it is often embedded in the bone and it is tilted, or a small part appears from it. As for the problems that result from the presence of the wisdom tooth, the person may not be able to bear it, so removing the wisdom tooth is the best way to get rid of its pain permanently.
Wisdom tooth damage
- When it appears naturally, it is difficult to reach it to clean it in the required manner, which leads to the formation of lime and lime on it, then it decays and becomes inflamed, causing severe pain that many people cannot bear.
- When it is partially visible or completely buried in the gums, it results in the formation of a cyst inside the gums, where it becomes inflamed and swollen, causing gum disease and tooth disease.
- This tooth may become a focus of infections and bacteria that will spread to the teeth and then to the rest of the body, resulting in many complications.
- The most common problem with wisdom teeth is that they do not erupt correctly; As a result of crowding of the teeth, and the inability of the molar to come out, which causes pain and bacterial infections, and it is preferable at that time to remove it, but if it is not removed, the person may be exposed to some risks and damage, which are:
- Swollen and swollen gums.
- The jaw stops moving, and the gums become a source of infection.
- It may result in severe bleeding that is difficult to stop.
Extraction of a buried wisdom tooth
The methods of removing wisdom teeth vary according to the condition of the tooth, so it can be removed in the doctor’s office naturally, and here the doctor can remove only two teeth with one visit, and then the other two molars on the second visit through local anesthesia, and the wisdom tooth may be removed in an operating room under full anesthesia, where the doctor can Extracting the four molars in one visit, by opening the gums with surgery, then dividing the molar into sections so that it is easy to extract them, then the doctor closes the gums after extracting the molars by sutures.
Tips after wisdom tooth extraction
- Taking into account making cold compresses and placing them on the jaw in which the dislocated molar is located, and continue to do so until the inflammation and swelling that occurs after the extraction of the tooth subsides.
- Continuing to close the mouth and bite on the cotton placed by the doctor for at least an hour, in order to stop the bleeding permanently.
- Avoid drinking hot foods and drinks, and replace them with cold foods and drinks for (24) hours, as hot foods increase blood bleeding, and stay away from solid foods and replace them with soft foods during this period.
- Avoid smoking completely during the swelling period, and brush your teeth with a soft brush and carefully until the wound heals.
- Rest and not do any effort, whether it is small or large.
- Use of medications, analgesics, and the dosages and appointments prescribed by the doctor.
- Contact the doctor if you feel any complications or symptoms after the extraction.
Wisdom tooth damage